8th December 2015, President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday received credentials from new envoys at State House, Nairobi.
The envoys present were from , United Kingdom (UK), Iran, Chad, Mali, Sychelles, Sierra Leone, Croatia, Palestine, Jamaica, New Zealand, Greece and Korea; presented their credentials ready to represent their individual countries.
While addressing the incoming ambassadors, President Kenyatta affirmed his government’s commitment to working closely with them.
The president retaliated that the country is ready to enhance cooperation with like-minded countries in exchanging of ideas and experiences for a common good of all countries represented.
“I am looking forward to working closely with you in not only improving relations between our countries but also for the benefit of the people of our countries,” President Kenyatta was quoted in his address.
Presenting his credentials Hadi Farajvand, the new Iran ambassador said that his country is ready to tap into various areas of interest notably in medical, Agriculture, science and research, building constructions, food processing and education.
UK’s James Hailey assured Kenya that UK would continue supporting Kenya’s development agenda in all areas not limited to job creation, security, promoting integrity and in harnessing the potential of new industries, infrastructure and technologies.
UK also remains committed to aiding East African integration for a sustainable peace in Somalia, South Sudan and the Great Lakes as well as tackling global challenges of the 21st century the new envoy added.
The new envoy for Greece Konstantinos Moatsos touched on the areas of economic and tax cooperation as well as country investments protection.
Mr. Moatsos said that Greece will also tap into Kenya’s agriculture, construction and tourism sectors which are all underscored in the vision 2030 flagship.
Miss Cherry Kay Spencer, the incoming Jamaican High Commissioner commended Kenya’s contribution towards political stability in East Africa and its humanitarian efforts in violence plagued Somalia and South Sudan.